Metropolis

 
 
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59 Albert Embankment, Lambeth, London SE1 7TP
 
 
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Opening and closing times for Metropolis

Today (Sunday) Metropolis closes at 17.00

Monday:

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Tuesday:

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18.00
 
 

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18.00
 
 

Saturday:

8.30
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17.00
 
 

Sunday:

11.00
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17.00
 
 

LondonTown.com - Metropolis Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Vauxhall Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Oval Tube Station
 
12 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Vauxhall Railway Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Elephant and Castle NCP
 
22 minutes walk
 
Library Street NCP
 
23 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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    Park Plaza Riverbank Hotel London
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £64  42% off
    18 Albert Embankment, SE1 | 4 minutes from Metropolis
    For understated chic this hotel on the banks of the Thames opposite the Tate Britain is a top choice. The rooms are clean and modern and ... More
     
     
     
    Plaza on the River Club & Residence London
    London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £113  31% off
    18 Albert Embankment, SE1 | 4 minutes from Metropolis
    Riverside rooms at this modern luxury hotel overlook the River Thames with the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben and the London Eye visible. All apartments features ... More
     
     
     
    DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Westminster
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £106  35% off
    30 John Islip Street, SW1P | 7 minutes from Metropolis
    Leave the laptop at home - every room at this hotel comes with its own Apple iMac. Across the river from the MI6 building, it's a ... More
     
     
     
     
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    Warr's Harley Davidson
    London > Shopping > Motoring
    611 King's Road, SW6 | 2.9 miles from Metropolis
    When Captain Frederick James Warr founded Europe’s oldest Harley-Davidson dealership on the Kings Road in 1924, the flagship model was the ‘Silent Grey Fellow’ which retailed ... More
     
     
     
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    The Romance of Rust
    London > Shopping > Motoring
    Impact Garage, Culmington Road, W13 | 8.4 miles from Metropolis
    Now this really is a labour of love – when Rolls Royce trained engineer Lance McCormack set up shop on his own back in 1991, he ... More
     
     
     
    Bliss Travel Ltd
    London > Shopping > Motoring
    within Victoria Coach Station, 3 Eccleston Place, Victoria, London SW1W | 22 minutes from Metropolis
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    Lassco House & Garden
    London > Shopping > House and Garden
    Brunswick House, 30 Wandsworth Road, Vauxhall, Battersea, London SW8 | 5 minutes from Metropolis
    Architectural salvage produces the most gloriously mismatched collection of pieces, all housed in this disused church. Stock changes constantly; look for anything from stuffed animals to ... More
     
     
     
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    Cornucopia
    London > Shopping > Clothing
    12 Upper Tachbrook Street, Victoria, London SW1V | 15 minutes from Metropolis
    This prized vintage shop, in business for 40 years and bursting at the seams with a mixed bag of period clothing, is sadly closing down. Due ... More
     
     
     
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    William Curley, Harrods
    London > Shopping > Delicatessens
    Brompton Road, Knightsbridge, SW1X | 16 minutes from Metropolis
    The William Curley chocolate empire continues to swell with the opening of the patissier and chocolatier's latest concession in Harrods. Curley has worked with ... More
     
     
     
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    Introduction To Stone Carving: Workshop
    London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th July 2015 - 10am-5.30pm
    Tate Britain, Millbank, Westminster, London SW1P | 5 minutes from Metropolis
    With expert and tutor Simon Keeley....More
     
     
     
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    Artist-Led Workshops: Summer 2015, Tate Britain
    London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 18th Jun, 22nd Jun, 25th Jun, 29th Jun, 2nd Jul, 6th Jul and 9th Jul 2015 - Various Times
    Tate Britain, Millbank, Westminster, London SW1P | 5 minutes from Metropolis
    Gain an enjoyment and understanding of art....More
     
     
     
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    Royal College Of Music Junior Department
    London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Sunday 5th July 2015 - 7.30pm
    St John's Smith Square, Smith Square, Westminster, London SW1P | 11 minutes from Metropolis
    Richard Dickins and Christopher Hirons conduct a performance of Borodin's Polovtsian Dances from Prince Igor, Britten's Variations On A Theme Of Frank Bridge and Strauss's Tod ...More
     
     
     
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    Above The Stag Theatre
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    Arch 17, Miles Street, SW8 | 7 minutes from Metropolis
    Above the Stag Theatre, one of London's most successful small theatres, re-opens in a brand new venue on 29th November 2013, in a renovated railway ... More
     
     
     
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    St John's Smith Square
    London > Entertainment > Classical Music
    Smith Square, Westminster, London SW1P | 11 minutes from Metropolis
    Situated in the heart of Westminster, this stunning 18th century church was designed by architect Thomas Archer and completed in 1728. It is considered one of ... More
     
     
     
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    White Bear Theatre
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    138 Kennington Park Road, Kennington, London SE11 | 13 minutes from Metropolis
    It's easy to spot who's at the White Bear for the pints and who's there for the Pinter but somehow the two aspects unite comfortably under ... More
     
     
     
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    Sights and Attractions near Metropolis

    The best museums, galleries, attractions near Metropolis
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    Tate Britain
    London > Attractions > Art Galleries
    Millbank, Westminster, London SW1P | 5 minutes from Metropolis
    Overlooking the River Thames, Tate Britain was originally founded through the philanthropy of the sugar magnate Sir Henry Tate. The Tate legacy now encompasses three other ... More
     
     
     
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    Gasworks
    London > Attractions > Art Galleries
    155 Vauxhall Street, Kennington, London SE11 | 6 minutes from Metropolis
    Gasworks serves a dual purpose: as a location for 12 artists' studios and as host to up to six exhibitions a year. Emphasis is placed on ... More
     
     
     
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    Newport Street Gallery
    London > Attractions > Art Galleries
    Newport Street, SE11 | 9 minutes from Metropolis
    Damien Hirst's Newport Street Gallery has been built to bring his collection of over 2,000 artworks out of storage and on display to the public. Taking ... More
     
     
     
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    Madeira Patisserie
    London > Restaurants > Mediterranean restaurants
    46A Albert Embankment, Lambeth, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Metropolis
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    Chino Latino
    London > Restaurants > International restaurants
    Riverbank Park Plaza Hotel, 18 Albert Embankment, Lambeth, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Metropolis
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    Rex Whistler Restaurant at Tate Britain
    London > Restaurants > British restaurants
    Millbank, Westminster, London SW1P | 5 minutes from Metropolis
    The Rex Whistler Restaurant at Tate Britain gets its name from the specially commissioned Rex Whistler mural, 'The Expedition in Pursuit of Rare Meats', which provides ... More
     
     
     
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    Royal College of Art, Dyson Building
    London > Education > Universities and Colleges
    1 Hester Road, SW11 | 2 miles from Metropolis
    The £21 million Dyson Building makes up the largest part of the purpose-built Battersea campus of the prestigious Royal College of Art. Located at 1 Hester ... More
     
     
     
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    Chocolate Films Ltd
    London > Education >
    Units 1 & 2 119-123 Hackford Road, SW9 | 20 minutes from Metropolis
    Chocolate Films is a South London based film production company and social enterprise which runs a wide variety of media courses including stop motion animation, light ... More
     
     
     
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    Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
    London > Education > Universities and Colleges
    1 Sheffield Street, WC2A | 36 minutes from Metropolis
    The award-winning Saw Swee Hock Student Centre, designed by Irish architects O'Donnell + Tuomey and awarded the RIBA London Building of the Year Award in 2014, ... More
     
     
     
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    Surrey County Cricket Club
    London > Leisure > Spectator Sport
    The Brit Insurance Oval, Kennington, Kennington, London SE11 | 10 minutes from Metropolis
    While Lords is the spiritual home of English cricket, it is The Oval (offically The Brit Insurance Oval), home of Surrey County Cricket Club, that fills ... More
     
     
     
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    The Kia Oval Cricket Ground
    London > Leisure > Spectator Sport
    Harleyford Street, Kennington, London SE11 | 10 minutes from Metropolis
    Though it does not have quite the same kudos as Lord's, The Kia Oval (known so because of a sponsorship deal, but usually referred to simply ... More
     
     
     
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    Kennington Park
    London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
    Kennington Park Road, St. Agnes Place, SE11 | 12 minutes from Metropolis
    This much loved open space in the south London borough of Lambeth has two parts; the Victorian Grade II listed park and the park extension to ... More
     
     
     
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    The Duchy Arms
    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    63 Sancroft Street, SE11 | 9 minutes from Metropolis
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    The Fentiman Arms
    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    64 Fentiman Road, Kennington, London SW8 | 10 minutes from Metropolis
    The Fentiman Arms is a special pub in Lambeth a cricket ball's throw way from The Oval. They have a lovely wild garden out the back, ... More
     
     
     
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    The Canton Arms
    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    177 South Lambeth Road, SW8 | 15 minutes from Metropolis
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    Fire
    London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
    South Lambeth Road, Vauxhall, Lambeth, London SW8 | 5 minutes from Metropolis
    London's biggest and best gay venue, Fire hosts a cluster of different club nights including more and more straight-friendly one-off parties over the weekends. Newly redesigned ... More
     
     
     
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    South London Pacific
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    340 Kennington Road, Kennington, London SE11 | 10 minutes from Metropolis
    Ten minutes from the nearest tube, in a drab and ugly corner of Oval, sits one of the most surreal nightlife experiences you can have in ... More
     
     
     
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    The Tapster
    London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
    3 Brewers Green, Buckingham Gate, Westminster, London SW1H | 17 minutes from Metropolis
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    Tate Britain
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Millbank, Westminster, London SW1P | 5 minutes from Metropolis
    Conference facilities can accomodate up to 1550 people.... More
     
     
     
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    Emmanuel Centre
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    9-23 Marsham Street, Westminster, London SW1P | 12 minutes from Metropolis
    Located in the heart of Westminster, the Emmanuel Centre is a distinctive Grade II listed building designed by renowned architect, Sir Herbert Baker. Originally built in ... More
     
     
     
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    Emmanuel Centre
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    9-23 Marsham Street, Westminster, London SW1P | 12 minutes from Metropolis
    Located in the heart of Westminster, the Emmanuel Centre is a distinctive Grade II listed building designed by renowned architect, Sir Herbert Baker. The Centre houses ... More
     
     
     
     

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    A retrospective of the artist's work, including pre-war carvings, sculptures in wood, stone and bronze and rarely seen textiles, drawings, ...More

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    Exhibitions | Until 5th July 2015 

    Tate Britain 5 minutes walk from Metropolis

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    Tate Britain Commission 2015: Christina Mackie
    Exhibitions | Until 18th October 2015 

    Tate Britain 5 minutes walk from Metropolis

    A three-part installation by the artist inspired by her interest in pigments and the use of colour, exploring the notion ...More

    BP Spotlight: New Brutalist Image 1949–55
    Exhibitions | Until 4th October 2015 

    Tate Britain 5 minutes walk from Metropolis

    Display of photographs, drawings, proposals and sculptures capturing the building of the Hunstanton School in Norfolk, featuring pieces by Eduardo ...More

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    Exhibitions | Until 25th October 2015 

    Tate Britain 5 minutes walk from Metropolis

    The first major show dedicated to prominent British sculptor Barbara Hepworth for nearly 50 years opens at Tate Britain on ...More

     
    BP Spotlight: Tracey Emin And Francis Bacon
    Exhibitions | Until 30th June 2016 

    Tate Britain 5 minutes walk from Metropolis

    An installation featuring Emin's My Bed 1998, six of her figure drawings and two oil paintings by Bacon, selected by ...More

    Fighting History
    Exhibitions | Until 13th September 2015 

    Tate Britain 5 minutes walk from Metropolis

    Paintings looking at the emotional power and traditions of history painting and its persistent place in art....More

    BP Spotlight: Spaces Of Black Modernism: London 1919-39
    Exhibitions | Until 4th October 2015 

    Tate Britain 5 minutes walk from Metropolis

    Exhibition of paintings, sculpture, photographs and archival material exploring the experiences and interactions of people from diverse ethnic backgrounds in ...More

    David Tremlett: Drawing For Free Thinking
    Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

    Tate Britain 5 minutes walk from Metropolis

    A large-scale wall drawing consisting of bold blocks of colour and clean lines that are inspired by traditional styles of ...More

     
     
     
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